Information Technology

BUmail and Wireless on iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad

Connect to BU Secure Wireless

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Wireless Configuration

  1. Tap Settings. From that menu, tap Wi-Fi
  2. Tap BU Secure Wireless
  3. Enter your Butler username and password then tap Join
  4. When you see the certificate window, tap Accept
  5. You should now be connected
Settings Wifi Instructions 2 BU secure
1. On the home screen, select Settings 2. Select Wi-Fi 3. Select BU Secure Wireless
Wifi Instructions 4 Certificate

You should now be connected.

4. Enter your Butler credentials and select Join 5. When presented with the certificate, click the Accept button

Connect to BUmail (Exchange Account)

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have a large mailbox you should limit the amount of mail you sync to one month. Mailboxes larger than 2GB that are set to sync an unlimited number of days have caused problems on the BUmail system.

Automatic BUmail Configuration

  • Tap This Link from your iPhone/Ipod Touch/iPad to automatically setup BUmail on your device.
  • To remove this automatically configured account go to Settings > General > Profile > Butler University Exchange and then click Remove.

Manual BUmail Configuration ~ Show Answer

Settings Mail Instructions 2 Mail Instructions 3
1. On the home screen, select Settings 2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars 3. Select Add Account
Mail Instructions 4 Mail Instructions 5 Mail Instructions 6
4. Select Microsoft Exchange as the account type 5. Enter the following settings, then select Next:
Email: username@butler.edu
Domain: butler.edu
Username: username
Password: Butler password
6. Enter "bumail.butler.edu" in the Server field and select Next again
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7. Select which items you would like to sync with your phone (Mail, Contacts, Calendars) and select Done

Configuring a Passcode to Secure Your Device

  1. Tap the Settings app
  2. Tap the General section
  3. Tap the Passcode Lock item
  4. Tap the Turn Passcode On item
  5. Enter a four-digit passcode and tap Next
  6. Re-enter the same 4-digit passcode and tap Done

It is recommended that you enable the Erase Data setting, which will wipe your device after 10 failed passcode attempts.

You may also wish to configure a passphrase instead of a four-digit code; you can enable this in the following manner:

  1. In the Passcode Lock settings, toggle Simple Passcode to Off
  2. Enter your old passcode
  3. Type your new passphrase and tap Next
  4. Retype your passphrase and tap Done

Connect to BU Guest/Open Wireless ~Show Information

  1. Tap Settings. From that menu, tap Wi-Fi
  2. Tap BU Guest/Open Wireless
  3. A screen will appear in your internet browser with username and password fields, as well as two links. Click on the I Don't Have a Butler Account - Create a Guest Account link.
  4. Enter the required information and click Submit
  5. The page will confirm that your account has been successfully created. Make a note of your username and password. These appear below along with the information you entered on the previous page.
  6. When you have your information ready, click on the button labeled I have my username and password, take me to the log in screen
  7. Enter your username and password. Click Log In.
  8. The Butler University Computer Use Policy appears. Once you have read the policy, indicate your acceptance by checking the Accept the terms and conditions box, then click Accept.
  9. An Active-X download may take a few seconds. You may also see a notification that your IP Address is being renewed.
  10. Once completed, you should now have Internet access

Support Options

Butler Support:

Official Apple Support: